Wedding Jewelry TrendsWritten by Sher Matsen
Today's wedding jewelry has left old traditional standbys behind. Today's wedding jewelry covers many styles and trends. Weddings are being used by bridal party members, and family to be creatively adorned with their favourite jewelry. Even brides jewelry has heated up a bit from traditional pearls. This season is seeing brides choosing rhinestones, colored faux pearls, crystals, and a host of other jewelry types.
Tradition would have wedding jewelry designed to compliment whites of a traditional wedding. Today wedding jewelry is being used to enhance to enhance a wedding theme, or to carefully match color pallettes on brides gown. Today brides often change attire between wedding and reception, requiring two sets of jewelry for her wedding day. It's not uncommon to see bride and bridesmaids wearing contrasting colored jewelry, or for beach wedding brides and bridesmaids to be seen wearing fabulous and funky beach jewelry. Even traditional weddings are seeing a more modern traditional style in jewelry.
This season following trends are very popular for wedding jewelry:
Chandelier Earrings - These long dramatic dangle earrings make dramatic wedding earrings adorned with crystals, rhinestones, or pearls.
Chandelier Necklaces - have been transformed into elegance and are also make a very dramatic statement for halter style dresses.
The romantic styles of 1920s, '30s, and '40s from are great for an elegant wedding. Add sparkling faceted stones and rhinestones, or vintage glass beads.
Tips for choosing the right wedding cakeWritten by Sher Matsen
The job of choosing right wedding cake style is responsibility of both future bride and groom. Don't let deciding your cake become stressfull. It can actually be quite a fun event where you can let a little bit of creativity flow. The solution to a "no stress" cake selection is simply knowing what you need and doing your research before hand. The information below will assist you in making sure you've got your icing covered!
The style of cake you’ll choose will largely depend on wedding theme and size of your wedding. If your having a small wedding there's no need to order a huge cake unless that's what you really want. On other hand ordering too small of a cake may leave some of your guests without their treasured wedding cake. You’ll want to be sure your cake is large enough for all attending guests to receive a piece. If you’re having a super large wedding you can always have two cakes. In fact, a new trend is for there to be a bride cake and a grooms cake.
The wedding cake is usually cut into small slices, packaged and tied with a ribbon for your guests to take home. You can also serve your cake for dessert. A cake large enough to serve all your guests may cost more but by same token you eliminate cost of dessert from your catering budget. Choose a cake that you both enjoy. The size of cake is directly related to size of your wedding and your budget.. If your budget for your wedding is low or you just do not wish to pay very much for your cake. If your budget is small, check around with friends and family – there may be someone who has expertise to do your wedding cake for a fraction of cost. Friends, family, magazines, your local bakery, and internet are all great places to get ideas about types of cakes available. Or go crazy and get cake you’ve always dreamed of having.